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procurement origin  is, order handling, planning, procurement, inspection, manufacturing, handling, picking, packing, and delivery all contribute to the lead time; and the time it takes to get signals down the supply chain to initiate each activity adds to the overall time it takes to get the job done. Inflexible business rules and policies can drive undesired effects. Purchasing rules too focused on unit cost lead to large quantity buys that result in high inventory and long lead times. Ironically, this type of buying can

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Global Trade Solutions: Competition, Challenges, and User Recommendations


The global trade management market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and competition will only increase in the future. While each GTM package will have a unique combination of features and components, it will still require data input and updating by users.

procurement origin  logistics activities, including transportation procurement contracting, shipment planning and optimization, load tendering, trade compliance, customs reporting, shipment and inventory visibility, warehousing, reverse logistics. Such a system would manage all of these events over the Internet, so that all internal managers and trading partners can access logistics information. This approach would still be limited in assisting all the critical elements of global trade including LC, foreign exchange, Read More

Geac Hopes To See System21 Shine Again Like 'Aurora' Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


One is only to hope that the Geac’s renewed interest in alliances and acquisition will be to the point of effectively enhancing prosperous product lines as required by its large installed base.

procurement origin  and attendance, and basic procurement applications. In times when everybody is keeping a close eye on all IT investments, financial management products that help companies achieve better control of spending should prove strong value propositions and quick Return on Investment (ROI). Even Geac's industries of interest such as construction, apparel, automotive suppliers, financial institutions, and government agencies have the need to streamline processes involving the procurement and reimbursement of Read More

International Trade or ITL Adoption


Globalization of the Supply Chain means adoption of ITL is not an option.

procurement origin  with their sourcing and procurement systems. Alternatively, these functions may be embedded in the ITL solution. To know true total landed costs, ensure compliance with customs regulations and denied parties restrictions, and properly record the relationship between buyer and seller, source of supply and product related restrictions; the ITL system should track activities and incremental costs as the shipment is processed from point of origin to final point of receipt. Customs duties and tariffs, as well Read More

Adexa Reports Record First Quarter Results


It began the quarter as Paragon Management Systems and finished it as Adexa. Now the company looks to build on its record first quarter results.

procurement origin  its applications into electronic procurement, order management, warehouse management, transportation management, and data warehousing. Adexa has chosen the right time to advance its image in the marketplace. Among the big competitors in the supply chain management space, i2 is probably the most like Adexa in terms of product offering, industry focus, and to some extent, technology. If Adexa can market itself effectively, it can position itself as an alternative to i2 and take advantage of the void left Read More

Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

procurement origin  need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

Ariba LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive


Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference by Ariba, an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The major themes of this year’s conference were: 1) Procurement/sourcing and business networks as strategic platforms for innovation; 2) Enabling the business of tomorrow today; and 3) Focusing on business outcomes.

procurement origin  LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference (or collaborative commerce summit, if you will) by Ariba , an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The conference’s mission remains the same: to be a forum for sharing ideas and best practices, networking with peers, and learning how technology and network insights can drive cost savings, efficiency, risk mitigation, and innovation for businesses big and small. The Read More

The Hidden Gems of the Enterprise Application Space


Given ever-shorter product life cycles and companies' ever-increasing reliance on third parties to increase customer satisfaction, the need for some form of supplier relationship management (SRM) category of software should not be questioned.

procurement origin  through ensuring sourcing and procurement of all materials (indirect and direct) and services for the organization in a more strategic, streamlined, efficient, and cost-effective way. Owing to ever increasing deployment of outsourcing, virtual manufacturing, contract manufacturing, vendor managed inventory (VMI) and many other modern manufacturing concepts due to increased global competition and the need for enterprises to focus on their core competencies, enterprises are often spending over 50 percent Read More

Accelerated Outsourcing


Chief financial officers (CFOs) and procurement directors want to speed up and simplify the outsourcing provider selection process, to reduce costs and gain benefits sooner. Here are key issues you should consider when fast-tracking the process of scoping and negotiating a sourcing transaction. Collaboration and interaction are key to shortening the process while still achieving your end goal. Find out more.

procurement origin  financial officers (CFOs) and procurement directors want to speed up and simplify the outsourcing provider selection process, to reduce costs and gain benefits sooner. Here are key issues you should consider when fast-tracking the process of scoping and negotiating a sourcing transaction. Collaboration and interaction are key to shortening the process while still achieving your end goal. Find out more. Read More

Production and Supply Planning RFI/RFP Template


Strategic Supply Chain Planning, Operational Planning, Procurement Collaboration, Order Management, Fulfillment, and Channel Integration, Utilities for Planning Systems, Systems Integration, Product Technology

procurement origin  Chain Planning Operational Planning Procurement Collaboration Order Management Fulfillment and Channel Integration Utilities for Planning Systems Systems Integration Product Technology This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Supply Chain Management (SCM) that can help you easily gather and prioritize your business needs in a simple and categorized excel document. More than a RFP template, it is a working document that serves as a knowledge Read More

We Shall Be Giant


Oracle and Citigroup bank on integrating B2B exchange and financial services. Will Bailey Building and Loan Association get into the act?

procurement origin  technology for its internal procurement and to market Oracle's exchange services worldwide through a co-branded web site. Citibank has the potential to bring the message about the partnership to 100 million customers. The message will surely paint a picture in which a company can participate in a global exchange that will save money for buyers and reduce costs of sale for vendors, and provide all parties with one click access to loans, lines of credit, factoring, and all the other financial services of Read More

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) RFI/RFP Template


Design, Sourcing, Procurement, Fulfillment, Manufacturing, Settlement, Utilities, Infrastructure, Product Technology

procurement origin  (SRM) Template: Design Sourcing Procurement Fulfillment Manufacturing Settlement Utilities Infrastructure Product Technology This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) that can help you easily gather and prioritize your business needs in a simple and categorized excel document. More than a RFP template, it is a working document that serves as a knowledge base reference throughout the life-span of your Read More

Dead Heat: Corporate Buyers Gain Analysis Tools in Leading e-Procurement Products


Commerce One has partnered with Sagent Technology to add analytic tools to its enterprise e-purchasing application. Also, Ariba has partnered with Informatica to add analytic tools to its enterprise e-purchasing application.

procurement origin  Analysis Tools in Leading e-Procurement Products Dead Heat: Corporate Buyers Gain Analysis Tools in Leading e-Procurement Products D. Geller - July 20, 2000 Event Summary Ariba and Commerce One have each enhanced their buyer-wide products with analytic capabilities. Commerce One and Sagent Technology, Inc. have announced the immediate availability of the BuySite Business Intelligence Kit. This add-on to Commerce One's BuySite provides corporate buyers with information about key metrics that define the Read More

A Couple of "Five Procurement Commandments" in a Down Economy


As is the case with white papers, vendors' press releases (PR) can range from blatant bragging about the "latest-and-greatest" product capabilities (and other marketing "fluff") to tastefully asserting competence and educating the market about specific issues. One example of the latter would be Emptoris' April 2008 PR on the findings  of a panel of financial and procurement experts that have

procurement origin  Couple of Five Procurement Commandments in a Down Economy As is the case with white papers , vendors' press releases (PR) can range from blatant bragging about the latest-and-greatest product capabilities (and other marketing fluff ) to tastefully asserting competence and educating the market about specific issues. One example of the latter would be Emptoris ' April 2008 PR on the findings   of a panel of financial and procurement experts that have worked and consulted with leading Fortune 1000 Read More

E-business Buy Side Success at H.B. Fuller


Chemical Company H.B. Fuller leveraged e-business to impact their procurement operations. This article discusses their objectives, the solution and the results.

procurement origin  and cut costs. Because procurement represented a major expense, the company saw the need for smarter, sleeker procurement. They sought a way to increase the effectiveness of their procurement people and procedures while addressing administrative cost. Company Problem    Like many traditional manufacturing companies, H.B. Fuller was still using many manual and time consuming procurement processes in a digital world. Given the volume of transactions with suppliers, 20,000 purchases orders per year for Read More